Orien Davis (1916 - 1984)

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Orien Davis
1916 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Orien Davis was born on February 29, 1916. Orien died in October 1984 at 68 years of age. We know that Orien Davis had been residing in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.

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Orien Davis died in October 1984 at 68 years old. Orien was born on February 29, 1916. We have no information about Orien's family or relationships. We know that Orien Davis had been residing in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.
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In 1916, in the year that Orien Davis was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1928, when this person was merely 12 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1962, Orien was 46 years old when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1975, by the time this person was 59 years old, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1984, in the year of Orien Davis's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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Fern M Davis
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George Davis
Nov 10, 1913 - April 1958
Orville Davis
Apr 15, 1901 - April 1984
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Robert H Davis
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Harvey Davis
May 23, 1916 - August 1987
Madison, Indiana
Earl L Davis
Jan 30, 1915 - Sep 27, 1996
Syracuse, IN
Helen M Davis
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Harrodsburg, KY
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Sep 6, 1913 - July 1983
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